st- Plymouth' found, L'Ejpenrnce,
French King's brig, of 12 gun?, Captain'
Vaneau, frcm Cherbourg, on a cruife of
1 1 days, having on board a very large
. party of French noblemen, on a nautical'
four, who were not permitted to anchor
but ordered to fea again.
&oced;wcs cf the genekal assembly.
HOUSE OF COMMONS,
THE bill to amend an act, entitled,
an aft to empower the county
courts of pleas and quarter-fefiions in the
iereral counties in this ftate, to order the
ikying cut of public roads, and to efta
l1ifh and fettle ferriei, and to appoint
where bridges (hall be built, and to clar
ialand rirers aad cretls, was read tlje
fsa nd tim, pafied and fent to the te
state. The bill to amend an afl for regulat
ing ordinaries, taverns, femes, &c. was
read the fecund time, palfed, and fetit to
The hill to amend the law relative to
a'.taclrments, was read the fecond time,
.paired, and fent to the. fenate.
The bill to prevent mariied perfect
from marrying again until their ioraier
lufrands or uives be dead, was read the
third time, pa lie J and fntt to the fenatc.
Received from the fenate, the bill for
building a coim-houfe ia the town of
Wilmington, endoricd, read the fecoad
time and pafed.
; The bill for dividing Dobbs county,
v as read the fecond time, and rejected
the yens and nays were called for by Mr.
rerfon, fecended by Mr. Macon, and
j ere, yeas 26, nays 42.
' The bill for the more cafy recovery
rS rents, was read the fecond time,
p ifTed iand fent to the fenatc.
'1,'hc bill for renewing an aft pafTed at
Tarborough in December i 787, entitled,
an 26 for fishig the nal letilcment of
Unliquidated claims againft this flare,
was read the fecond time and r.egatived.
The yeas and nays bcir.g called for, wtie
Veaj Meflrs. Wood, Lanier, Gau
tier, Stewart, Bell, Yancey, Hannah,
H. Dry an, Caliwell, Mathews, Moore,
Macbin, Cherry, Butler, Carrington,
A. Mcbane, Reading, Gaither, Bailey,
ftrown, Robcfon, Houfer, Sanders,
Nafh. M'Kay, Grove, SprutH, Dowd,
i Nays. MclTrs. Dar-Crr.Stor.Varre,
r.awyer, Dickins, 1 jiji. J. HilPcrfon,
Al'Vn, Monty mery. Jffc-, Irvh
ivaJe, Vilory, Sicer, Tt : ry, J.vc; .vin,
i-.-ck, :LJcv.;t; JKjftkk, F;tjiL!xn, M..ccn,
Pender, Guion, Fulford, Simpfori,
Turner, Chambers, M'Keonie. -34.
Mr. Grove moved for have to bring
in a bill for adding part cf Robinfon
. county to Cumberland ocnnt y.
Ordered, that he hare leave.
The bill for building a ccurt-hoxifc in
Wilmington, vras read the third time
Mr. Handy "prefented the resignation
of Arthur Bryan, as colonel of johniloa
cjunty, which was accepted.
Monday, December 6.
'Met according to adjournment.
The bill for fubferibing to the loan,
kc. cf the United States, was read the
fecond time, paifed and fent to the fenate.
Received from the fenate the .follow
ing hills, viz.
The bill to amend an aft. entitled, in
directing the manner cf choofmj
repref-ntatives to reprefent this (late in
A bill to amead an ae entitled, an
for eftablifliinga militia in this ftate.
A bill to revive an aft, paiTed in the
year 1715, enti:ltd,an aft for prevetuing
difputes concerning lands already fur
veyed, arid to repeal the 6fth fection of
rthe faid aa,.eadorfcd, read firH time and
A bill to impe-fc acertaia fine oi arty
pnon or perlons talcing a ieat in tho ge
neral alTemWy, who are difqualified by
the cenftitution, 5cc.
A bill to amend an act, entitled an ad
f preterit the exportation cf unmer
chantable commodities, pafled at Hillf
borougb, in 1 734, was read the third
time, amtaded, pafled and jfent to the
fixate. ' . ' '
The bill to repeal an t, entitied, an
act to cft.ibtfiTi a department for adjufting
and liquidating the public accounts cf
this ftate, ard for appointing a comptrol
ler, and other purposes, was read the fe
cond time, aad rejected.
The bill for incorporating the phy fici-
ans and furgeons of this ftate, by the
name cf the Nerth Carolina medical
fociety, was read the third time, and cn
r.otion by Mr. JLeigh, was laid ever
till the next general aiTexnbly.
The bill t amend the acl for eftabliili
ing a militia, was read the firft time,
parted and fent to the fenate.
The bill to amend the aet for regulat
ing ordinaries, houfes ot entcrtainmcBt,
ferrici, cc. was read the third time and
TuefJay, December y.
Received from the ferate, the bill di
Teeing in what .manrer the acls cf'the
giaeral afi"embiy xf this ftaic fcall be
fnnita, enarlcd, read i the fiift t-rrle
s?na paifed. The bill to amend the aft
for eftablifhing a militia; endorfed, read
the fecond time and paffed.
Thebill to ereft that part of Wilkes
county, lying wefl of the Appalachian
mountains, and part of- WafMngtcn
county into a feparate county, was leas
for.thefeond reading aod -rcjeaed-the
yeas and nays being taken, were, yeas
4 noes 51.; -.M ..4 ;
Mr. Carrington moved ifor leave artd
prefented a bill to regulatji the practice
ofjphyftc ia this Hate, which was read
the firlt time, pa(Ted, and fent to the fe
nate. ' , j .
Received frcm the fenate the bill to
amend an a A -for cftablifhing courts cf
law nd iot regulating the proceedings
therein, and another giving an crjuit
j urifdiction to the fuperidt courts, read
the , third time, amended atd paiTed.
fveceived from the fenate a bill for db
taining an accurate map! of this Hate,
read the firft time and piTed alfo the
bill for fukfcribing dn loaa in the office
of the comroiffioner of the United States.
cmjoraea, reaa tnc lecond time and
. Ordered, that the bill to legulate the
admini ft ration of juftice i be laid cVer
still the -next feflkm f aiTembly.
Ordered, that the bill to regulate the;
adminiftration of juftice be printed for
Jnfpeclion, and .annejced to the lawspsuT-
jed I this fefilon.
"Received from his excellency a mef
fagC, accompanied with a letter from th
governor cf Virginia ; alfo another letter
w Mh a copy cf an aft cf the legilaturc
fi Virginia, to amend an act for cutting
a if anal frcm the waters of Elizabeth
river to the waters of PafquatauJc I hc
foregoing meflage, Sot. being readmit was
moved and ftcondeH, that they be refer
red o a oojr-mittee confiding of ine mem
ler:frcm cacli fiAricl in this ftate
This being objeaed to, the que ft in being
put, will the houfe agree to this motion,
which was negatived. The yeas and
nays were called for by Mr. Jones, and
vere, yeat 25, nays 62.
Mr. Polk mored for leave arc! prefent
ed a bill to increafe the jurifdiction i cf the
county courts ia .this ftate, which wat
read the fecond time. Dafftd and fcmt tn
the ienate. h
Kecemd from the fenate the bill to
eftablift two places for licld'itg general
rnufters in Cifcil couaty, read the ihiid '
time and parted. ' ' r'
The bill to amend an zt for- the fup
port of ficfc lean.cn, vas read the firft
tirric. paiTed atd fcr.t to the fer st-